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2007 ICA/Shrine East-West All Star Game(7/19/07)
Peoria - Looking forward towards the start of the high school football season, but wouldn't mind seeing last years All-Stars one more time? Well put down that copy of the state finals on DVD and get in the car an head for Peoria. Check out the roster for the East & West teams. (more...)

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2007 Team Preview; Metamora
Metamora’s head coach Pat Ryan, knows what pretty much every fan of high school football in Illinois knows, “In 5A everybody is chasing Scared Heart. And rightfully so… They’re the team to beat right now.” While the bad news is; Scared Heart-Griffin is still the team to beat. The good news is, at least for the Redbirds, not as many teams will be looking at them.

2007 Team Preview; Wheaton South
“It was a tremendous ride last year.” Is the way Tigers’ head coach Ron Muhitch phrased the 2006 football season. “I’m not sure we hung up the accolades…  until the 4th of July parade going down Main Street Wheaton”. Includes Audio. (Read More...)

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2007 Team Preview; Montini
Three Division I Players among 14 returners that could help Broncos "Finish". The image above shows players from Montini hoisting up the 2004 4A State Championship trophy. Is 2007 the year of the Bronco? Includes audio. (Read More..)

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2007 Team Preview; Elgin (St. Edward)
It would surely be easier for head coach Mike Rolando to go down the list of the positions he needed to fill this year than the ones that have returning starters as the Greenwave brings back 20 out of 22 starters. Includes audio. (Read More..)


The Tech of Football; A look at new technologies of the game.
Gel Pack, a helmet based cooling device
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Heat illness is a serious matter at all levels of football these days, but short of sports drinks and sideline fans, there are few options to extend performance time when the mercury rises. Gel Cool Systems is hoping to end that problem. (more...)


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Letter from the Editor
Each week during the season,'s Editor-in-Chief Vincent Johnson will be bringing his thoughts on topics & events in the world of high school football to this page.

Fans Know More Than The Press(9/9/07)
Seriously, fans of high school sports are the best source or information on any team. You just need to speak up and tell us about your team, because chances are they are as good as you think they are and we maybe that clueless, but don't challenge us to a game of Trivial Pursuit. (more...)



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The "Did You Know?" page (updated 10/3/2005)

( is compiling a list of rules, oddities and other trivial information from around the state. In short the "Did You Know?" section is looking to become an FAQ page for Illinois high school football.)


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